Another Canadian AM-to-FM Switch
Thu Jul 6 11:36:27 EDT 2006
Laurence Glavin wrote:
>> As of 8;05 this am, CHTN (720) Charlottetown was to have morphed in
>> to an FM Mike/Jack/Bob/Ed/Barry/Elliot as Ocean 100.3 The slogan is
>> an original: "We Play Everything!"
> Does this mean P.E.I. is bereft of any AM signals?
> I remember getting a signal on 630 khz from the Province but no
CFCY 630 will be on the air for a few more months, but it too is moving
to FM later this year. The 1240 in Summerside moved to FM a few years
back, so the last remaining AMs in PEI will be a pair of very low power
(10 watt?) travelers-information stations.
True story about the Summerside 1240: when Garrett and I were up there
in 1998, we pulled up, took our pictures, and just before we were
leaving, a bus full of Japanese tourists also stopped by the side of the
road - and THEY started taking pictures of the towers.
(PEI is a huge tourism destination for the Japanese, who revere "Anne of
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